School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Current

Dean Tuomasa Auvinen
Appointments Published:

Tuomas Auvinen to continue as Dean of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

The Dean's term of office is five years starting from 11th of March 2024.
Matti Kuittinen seisoo pohdiskelevan näköisenä, leukaa käteensä nojaten valkoisen marmorikuvioisen kiviseinän edessä. Seinään muodostuu hänestä voimakas tumma varjo. Kuvaaja: Nita Vera.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art Published:

Professor Matti Kuittinen: 'Hey, take a break at the construction site!'

This column deals with construction reduction and is related to the Time out! exhibit. Check it out at Väre (address: Otaniementie 14, Espoo), Designs for a Cooler Planet, until 6 October 2023.
Mies seisoo mustavalkokuvassa suuren vaalean rakennuksen pihalla Abu Dhabissa
Appointments, Research & Art, University Published:
Boy standing smiling
Awards and Recognition, University Published:

ELO Film wins Best Student Film at the Love & Anarchy Shorts Helsinki International Film Festival

This year, the film Prelude (Murtuma, 2023) from ELO Film School wins Best Student Film at the Love & Anarchy Shorts Helsinki International Film Festival.
Recipients of Aalto Awards on Aalto Day One 2023
Awards and Recognition, University Published:

Aalto community members awarded for their impressive work

The recognition awards were granted to researchers from the Department of Applied Physics, the creators of Little Finlandia, the student Wappu, the quality audit team, and projects Kielibuusti, Finland Works, and Finland Studies – watch the videos and the recordings!
Yrjö Sotamaa receives Frontier Design Prize 2023
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Aalto University Professor Emeritus Yrjö Sotamaa awarded major design prize in China

The Frontier Design Prize 2023 was awarded to the former long-time rector of the University of Art and Design Helsinki.

The Long Read by Aalto ARTS

Longform stories, in-depth features and profiles, data visualizations and more coming up - enjoy our webmag!

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Creativity Unfolded

Aalto University’s blog series Creativity Unfolded focuses on insights linked to creativity in a multitude of ways. Topics include design, technology, media, architecture, film, games, art theory and more. Read and join the conversation.

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Creativity Unfolded_blogi_visu_Milja Komulainen

Aalto student – New Student Guide replaces Into

Into.aalto.fi has been migrated to the Aalto.fi site, and the new Student Guide contains information and news for students

Opiskelijan oppaan kuvituskuvaa

Equality and diversity at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Aalto University is committed to promoting diversity, equality and non-discrimination in all its activities. We aim to provide a non-discriminatory, gender-equal and accessible environment in which employees and students with diverse backgrounds and duties receive equal treatment and are free to participate without discrimination in university activities.

Students at campus

Meet our people

Henrika Yliriskun väitös taidekasvatuksen alalta tarkastettiin Aalto-yliopistossa maaliskuussa 2021.

‘Environmental art education should address the problem of human-centeredness’

‘I claim’ series presents our researchers and the results of their work. Henrika Ylirisku researches the premises of environmental art education.

News
Man in sunny winter cityscape

Aarni Kapanen illustrates Dudes & Feelings podcasts

Fighting toxic masculinity with a podcast and the help of Visual Communication Design.

News
Julia Lohmann's Department of Seaweed at WEF. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Julia Lohmann: ‘We know too much and do too little’

Lohmann’s magnificent seaweed pavilion won the sustainable design category for Dezeen Awards 2020.

News
Post doc tutkija Michael Lettenmeier Kuva: Sanna Lehto

What can you do for the climate?

Within the next ten years, Finns need to cut down more than 75% of our carbon footprint. The change is enormous, and will be based on new lifestyles, says Michael Lettenmeier.

News
Karin Krokfors, kuva: Sanna Lehto

'We must look to the past, for a lesson in designing buildings for the future'

Architect Karin Krokfors says buildings should be designed to be adaptable over time. And that history holds plenty of examples for us to study.

News
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Building interdisciplinary connections through a new joint position

This September will be a start of building a new connection between disciplines as Sebastian Schlecht takes on the position as the professor of practice in Sound in Virtual Reality.

News

Aalto Art and Design Cases

Aalto Design Cases is a platform for activity-based creativity and practice-based research in the Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

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Nyang'oro Girls Dormitory, a project by Hollmén Reuter Sandman

Prominent art at Aalto University

Aalto University promotes visibility and impact of art and creativity both in society and at our own campus. Aalto University uses one percent of building costs to fund art.

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Dipoli artworks

Events

Introduction to Research Data Management
Lectures and seminars, Staff trainings, Support for teams, Training to support research

Introduction to Research Data Management, Oct 3, 2023

Get to know the basics of RDM with Data Agent Dr. Essi Viitanen from Research Services.
Title: DMPs a workshop, subtitle: ONLINE. Pictures of Lucie Hradecka and Enrico Glerean.
Lectures and seminars, Staff trainings, Support for teams, Training to support research, Workshops

Data Management Plans: Online workshop for early-career researchers, Oct 4, 2023

Learn about DMPs with Information Specialist Lucie Hradecká and Staff Scientist & Data Agent Dr. Enrico Glerean.
Man in the gym and listening a lecture with headphones. Photo by Ari Toivonen
Networking

Lifewide learning event for faculty and staff – Autumn 2023

You are warmly welcome to the third lifewide learning event on 4th October.
ACRE jumala
Campus, Information sessions, Service competence

ACRE Day 5th October 2023

You are warmly welcome to join the autumn's most exciting campus event as a part of Aalto Wellbeing Week! Ps. Free lunch & coffee served.
ARTS 150

Donate to the 150-year-old School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Let's build a more sustainable future
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Where to find us

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Väre

Otaniementie 14
School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Locations
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